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Google says Pixel 4a 5G touchscreen issue will be fixed in February update

Google says Pixel 4a 5G touchscreen issue will be fixed in February update

We've already heard that some Pixel 4a units started exhibiting touchscreen issues with Android 11, and it seems like a similar problem spread to the Pixel 4a 5G following the December security patch. Many owners have taken to the Google support forum, the Google IssueTracker, and the XDA Developers Forum to complain about the problem, and Google says a fix is on the way.

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Google working on palm rejection for always-on displays to save your retinas at night

Google working on palm rejection for always-on displays to save your retinas at night

Count yourself lucky if you have a phone that can keep its display on to show you the time or a late notification without the need to blast all of the screen with light. Well, except for when you pull your phone out of your pocket — the panel goes on blast and your eyes are the worse for it. Plenty of people do and one such person has gone out of their way to request always-on display palm rejection from Google — and they're going to get it.

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Some Galaxy S7 edges Have Palm/Finger Rejection Issues On Edge Of Display, Fix Seemingly Underway Outside US

Some Galaxy S7 edges Have Palm/Finger Rejection Issues On Edge Of Display, Fix Seemingly Underway Outside US

The Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are great phones, and I like both of them - honestly. Unfortunately, since I received my Verizon S7 edge review unit last week, I've had an annoying and persistent problem with the touchscreen. Namely, it's far too sensitive around the edges of the display.

The problem manifests quite noticeably. If you have an S7 edge, open the camera app and hold the phone with both hands in landscape mode, with your fingers grasping the corners of the display. Can you reliably get the shutter to detect your input every single time you press it?

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